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Adults

Hancock vows to tackle segregation of children and learning disabled adults failed by ‘broken’ system

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

DoLS replacement bill becomes law ahead of expected implementation in 2020

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Adults, Workforce

Lyn Romeo: adult social work in much stronger position since introduction of chief social worker role

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Children

Children’s services’ efforts to improve hindered by high social work staff turnover rates

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Adults

ADASS membership extended to adult principal social workers

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Adults, Children

Minister moves to dampen expectations of social care green paper after two-year delay

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

DoLS replacement bill approved by Parliament with Liberty Protection Safeguards due to come into force in 2020

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2019 open for entries

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Lack of registered social workers on Social Work England board criticised

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

New ADCS head: ‘If you pull back from early help, you’re stirring up trouble’

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Adults

Council’s decision to stop majority of DoLS assessments left 3,000 without legal protection, ombudsman finds

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Sharon Allen: ‘Cuts have had a massive impact across social work – supervision and learning are often the casualties’

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James Rook, Ashley John-Baptiste, Zoe Williamson and Peter Hay at the Social Worker of the Year Awards

Adults, Workforce

‘You have to put your all into social work and make yourself available to people in crisis’

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Adults

Professionals had ‘knowledge and opportunity’ to prevent death of young man with learning disabilities

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Social workers should report barriers to safe practice, new regulator proposes

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Adults, Social work leaders

Senior leader buy-in critical to success of strengths-based social work, says government guidance

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